Alec Baldwin Apologizes To Himself On 'SNL'

Posing as the airline pilot of the flight he was kicked off of, Alec Baldwin apologized to himself on "Saturday Night Live."

The actor appeared on the sketch program's "Weekend Update" on Saturday night to lampoon Tuesday's incident, in which he was kicked of an American Airlines flight for refusing to stop playing a mobile phone game before takeoff.

As a Southern, mustachioed airline pilot, Baldwin issued an apology for the incident. The joke, though, was how obvious the ploy was.

The actor referred to himself as an "American treasure" who was playing "a word game for smart people."

"Weekend Update" host Seth Meyers repeatedly questioned the thinly veiled performance, asking Baldwin, "Are you sure this is the right way to handle this?"

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  • by John Location: Simpson on Dec 14, 2011 at 04:29 PM
    American Airlines is bankrupt...Alec isn't. He wins.
  • by So Sad on Dec 12, 2011 at 01:45 PM
    It is so very sad that SNL has to stoop to bringing Alec Baldwin on the show at all. The show is so bad they can't get anyone on that makes it worth staying up that late. Oh, how I long for the good old days when SNL was worth watching, where is "Mr. Bill" anyway? How many of you even remember Mr. Bill? SNL has gone down the tubes so far I believe it is lost forever!!
  • by @heavymetal 10 on Dec 12, 2011 at 10:22 AM
    Whats even more comical is trying to read your 1st grade level post.
  • by Kannonballz Location: Milky Way on Dec 12, 2011 at 08:32 AM
    These and other stories that no one gives a rats a * about can be found on Baldwin is a washed up,bloated has been,he has to do stuff like this to get some publicity.
  • by Ben Location: Kinston on Dec 12, 2011 at 07:38 AM
    This is the same liberal idiot who suggested somebody should kill President George W. Bush and repeatedly called his own daughter "a pig". His behavior is typical of some of the Hollywood elites who think they are above the law and scoff at the rules of common decency.
  • by just sayin on Dec 12, 2011 at 07:28 AM
    that was a funny clip. get a sense of humor people. get hate out of your hearts
  • by anon Location: wallace on Dec 12, 2011 at 05:25 AM
    he is a liberal, foul mouth NUT! cant stand him or hgis nose in the air family.
  • by metalheavy10 on Dec 12, 2011 at 05:22 AM
    why do conservative always acted if they do the right thing all the time..pple up here bashing alex .get a was funny to me..repugs u guys are weirdos. is comical wacthing the replublican debates..
  • by Shine Location: NE NC on Dec 12, 2011 at 04:36 AM
    The guy has money and nothing to do but look in the mirror and think he is better than anyone else. He suffers from 'egomaticism' or (inflamed ego). He is a jerk. --- and needs to stay the heck away from politics--- maybe he and Gore will get married.
  • by Mike Location: Edenton on Dec 12, 2011 at 04:27 AM
    Just another example of a spoiled brat.... WHAAAAAHHHHH!!!!
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